UNFPA donates computers worth N10m to health institutions in Lagos

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LAGOS – The Fund () Tuesday donated computers and accessories worth N9.48 to local, and federal institutions in Lagos .

The Programme Specialist in the , Dr Omolaso Omosehin, made the disclosure at the handing over of the equipment and the opening ceremony of a three-day training programme for 40 workers of the benefiting institutions.

The workers are being trained Channel Electronic Logistics Management System.

Omosehin, however, said that the computers were donated to enhance the institutions’ family planning data collection and management.

“Today, the is donating these computer sets, printers and other accessories to the Lagos Local and Ministries of Health as well as the Federal Medical Store in Oshodi to enhance their operations.[eap_ad_2]

“The 21 units of computer sets and accessories for Lagos State and two for the Federal Medical Store amounted to about N9.48.

“With the computer sets and the training, UNFPA believes that the beneficiaries will be able to procure and distribute contraceptives to people without running out of stock,’’ he said.

The UNFPA official added that the training would expose the health workers to modern electronic logistic management of contraceptives across the state.

Omosehin said that the organisation had observed challenges being faced by the local and State in accessing contraceptives.

Dr Oguntimehiri Olukayode, Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Primary Healthcare Board, received the items behalf of the Lagos , commended UNFPA for the gesture. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]